Ontario Addiction Treatment Centres
Northwestern Ontario
Methadone Maintenance Program, Dryden

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Offers a methadone maintenance program for opiate addicts based on an intensive outpatient model, over a 12-24 month period

Services include:
  • Initial intake screening procedure
  • Signed treatment contract
  • Focused medical examination
  • Appropriate lab tests
  • Initial and ongoing supervised urinalysis
  • Weekly group and individual therapy
  • Regular medical follow-up and supervision
  • Regular daily Methadone dosing
  • Treatment of addiction related illness and diseases such as Hepatitis C and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection
  • After care program
Also offers onsite:
  • Diabetes Outreach and Screening Clinic, in partnership with the Dryden Native Friendship Centre
  • Needle Exchange Program, in partnership with the Northwestern Health Unit
  • Naloxone Overdose Response Program, in partnership with the Northwestern Health Unit - a lifesaving medication that can quickly restore the breathing of a person who has overdosed on heroin or prescription opioid pain medication
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Head office fax: 905-773-3544
Eligibility
  • Individuals with an opiate addiction
  • Must have valid Ontario Health Insurance (OHIP) card


Age Requirements: Ages: 16 year(s) and up;
Application Process
  • Intake assessment required
  • A physician, psychiatrist, clinical psychologist, addiction counsellor, or other health care professional can call on behalf of an individual
Fees
Program - Individuals without coverage must pay a monthly cash payment ; None - Individuals covered under the Ontario Health Insurance Program (OHIP), a Status Card, or Ontario Disability Pension
Accessibility
Partially Accessible - Entrance -- Accessible from street level, no automatic push button door; Parking -- One designated handicapped parking space; Washroom -- Not Accessible
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(30) Provincial Government
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On November 22, 2018

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